The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 35 15 23
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +8
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 56 63 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 5.78% 9.95% 8.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.08% 13.35% 10.74%
Number of salaries quoted 55 46 55
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £31,250 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,750 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Software Engineering
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
791 472 540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 81.63% 74.57% 78.26%
Number of salaries quoted 732 428 494
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £31,225 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Northamptonshire region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

Software Engineering
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -14 50 £37,500 -8.53% 5
Towcester 0 1 £20,000 -46.66%
Kettering - 1 £30,000 -
Software Engineering
East Midlands

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering.

1 84 (58.74%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (57.34%) Java
2 82 (57.34%) J2EE
3 67 (46.85%) JavaScript
3 67 (46.85%) Degree
4 65 (45.45%) Computer Science
5 54 (37.76%) C#
6 46 (32.17%) Linux
7 43 (30.07%) Spring
8 42 (29.37%) Sun
8 42 (29.37%) Sun Certification
8 42 (29.37%) C++
8 42 (29.37%) SQL
8 42 (29.37%) Struts
9 41 (28.67%) Web Development
10 40 (27.97%) Unit Testing
11 39 (27.27%) TDD
11 39 (27.27%) XML
12 36 (25.17%) EJB
12 36 (25.17%) JSP
12 36 (25.17%) Enterprise Software
13 30 (20.98%) OOD
14 29 (20.28%) C
14 29 (20.28%) HTML
14 29 (20.28%) Scrum
15 28 (19.58%) .NET
16 27 (18.88%) Servlets
16 27 (18.88%) jQuery
17 26 (18.18%) Web Services
17 26 (18.18%) Oracle

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (11.19%) Apache
1 16 (11.19%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.80%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.80%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (2.80%) Lync
2 4 (2.80%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (6.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.80%) MS Office
3 2 (1.40%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.80%) Office 365
2 2 (1.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.39%) HTTP
2 4 (2.80%) Intranet
2 4 (2.80%) Internet
2 4 (2.80%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.99%) Oracle Database
3 6 (4.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (4.20%) Data Mining
3 6 (4.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (3.50%) MySQL
5 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (18.18%) JUnit
2 16 (11.19%) Git (software)
3 10 (6.99%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.80%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.40%) Selenium
5 2 (1.40%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.70%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.70%) MSTest
General
1 19 (13.29%) Finance
2 17 (11.89%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.50%) Games
4 1 (0.70%) Electronics
4 1 (0.70%) Automotive
4 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 96 (67.13%) Developer
2 56 (39.16%) Java Developer
3 42 (29.37%) J2EE Developer
3 42 (29.37%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 31 (21.68%) Software Engineer
5 23 (16.08%) Analyst
6 17 (11.89%) Developer Analyst
7 16 (11.19%) Software Support Analyst
7 16 (11.19%) Support Analyst
8 15 (10.49%) Graduate
9 12 (8.39%) Front-End Developer
10 10 (6.99%) Junior
11 8 (5.59%) .NET Developer
12 7 (4.90%) Software Developer
12 7 (4.90%) C Software Engineer
13 6 (4.20%) C++ Software Engineer
13 6 (4.20%) Web Developer
13 6 (4.20%) C# Developer
13 6 (4.20%) C# .NET Developer
14 5 (3.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (57.34%) J2EE
2 43 (30.07%) Spring
3 42 (29.37%) Struts
4 39 (27.27%) XML
5 36 (25.17%) EJB
5 36 (25.17%) JSP
6 29 (20.28%) HTML
7 28 (19.58%) .NET
8 27 (18.88%) Servlets
8 27 (18.88%) jQuery
9 26 (18.18%) Web Services
10 25 (17.48%) Ajax
11 23 (16.08%) CSS
12 20 (13.99%) Java EE
13 16 (11.19%) Hibernate
14 13 (9.09%) .NET Framework
14 13 (9.09%) ASP.NET
15 12 (8.39%) HTML5
15 12 (8.39%) CSS3
15 12 (8.39%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 65 (45.45%) Computer Science
2 36 (25.17%) Enterprise Software
3 24 (16.78%) Mathematics
4 6 (4.20%) N-Tier
5 5 (3.50%) iPhone
5 5 (3.50%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.80%) Physics
7 2 (1.40%) W3C
7 2 (1.40%) Open Source
7 2 (1.40%) User Experience
8 1 (0.70%) iPad
8 1 (0.70%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 46 (32.17%) Linux
2 16 (11.19%) Windows
3 10 (6.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (6.99%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (5.59%) Android
5 5 (3.50%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.40%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (58.74%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (28.67%) Web Development
3 40 (27.97%) Unit Testing
4 39 (27.27%) TDD
5 30 (20.98%) OOD
6 29 (20.28%) Scrum
7 22 (15.38%) OOP
7 22 (15.38%) Pair Programming
8 12 (8.39%) SOA
9 9 (6.29%) iOS Development
10 8 (5.59%) User Stories
10 8 (5.59%) Android Development
10 8 (5.59%) Kanban
10 8 (5.59%) Extreme Programming
10 8 (5.59%) E-Commerce
11 7 (4.90%) Project Management
12 4 (2.80%) OO
12 4 (2.80%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (2.80%) Image Processing
12 4 (2.80%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 82 (57.34%) Java
2 67 (46.85%) JavaScript
3 54 (37.76%) C#
4 42 (29.37%) C++
4 42 (29.37%) SQL
5 29 (20.28%) C
6 8 (5.59%) VB
7 6 (4.20%) VB.NET
8 5 (3.50%) PHP
9 2 (1.40%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.40%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.70%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.70%) Python
10 1 (0.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 67 (46.85%) Degree
2 42 (29.37%) Sun Certification
3 16 (11.19%) OCPJP
3 16 (11.19%) OCMJD
4 14 (9.79%) PhD
5 6 (4.20%) ISEB
6 4 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.40%) SLA
1 2 (1.40%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.80%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 42 (29.37%) Sun
2 26 (18.18%) Oracle
3 21 (14.69%) hybris
4 10 (6.99%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.80%) Apple
6 1 (0.70%) Sitecore
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